Finger Lakes Woodturners January 2016 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular January club meeting on Thursday, January 21st. The meeting will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will feature a FLWT Member Jeffrey Cheramie showing us how to make a triple twisted stem goblet. Jeff will show us how he goes about turning the goblet and also laying out and creating the twist.  These goblets make for very interesting pieces and the technique can be used on other turned objects as well.

Don’t miss the opportunity to come out and learn some turning skills and say Happy New Year to all of your woodturning friends…we hope to see everyone at the meeting!

Finger Lakes Woodturners December 2015 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular December club meeting on Thursday, December 17th. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will feature a Round Robin event with several topics being demonstrated on multiple lathes around the room. Several of the projects will be Holiday themed.

We will also have our annual Holiday Party sharing drinks and treats. Don’t miss the opportunity to come out and learn some new things to turn and share some Holiday spirit with all of your turning pals…we hope to see everyone at the meeting!

Finger Lakes Woodturners November 2015 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular November club meeting on Thursday, November 19th. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will feature FLWT Secretary Bruce Impey with Magic on the Lathe!

Bruce has something up his sleeve to show us all and the anticipation is building!  He will be doing some interesting work on the lathe that will result in a project that is both interesting and unique.  There’s some kind of magic that is promised but right now that’s all that we know – we will all have t be surprised together at the meeting!

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn some new skills …we hope to see everyone at the meeting!

Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Michael Kehs

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold a special October club meeting on Friday, October 16th. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will be hosting our first National Turner of the season, Michael Kehs.Kehs1Kehs3Kehs2

Michael will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on October 16th.  At the meeting, he will present a slideshow about himself and his work and will answer questions about himself and his work.   On Saturday October 17th, Michael will be demonstrating his unique Celtic Drinking Horn turning, cutting, re-assembly and embellishment techniques.  This demonstration will cover many things and will be of interest to turners of all skill levels.  The Saturday demonstration is on $35.

Sunday October 18th will be a hands-on workshop where you will get the opportunity to create your own Celtic Drinking Horn on the lathe. Mike will walk through the process first and then work with us as we learn.  The Sunday workshop requires attendance at the Saturday demo and is only and additional $65.

This is your opportunity to get inspired and to learn some new skills to incorporate into your woodturning.  We only have two National turners come to visit each year, so don’t miss this opportunity…we hope to see everyone at the meeting, demonstration and workshop!

Finger Lakes Woodturners September 2015 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular September club meeting on Thursday, September 17th. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event.

This month we will feature FLWT Members, Jim Echter, David Gilbert, Terry Lund and Ralph Mosher, with Sharpening.

This is our first meeting of the season – what better way to start than with a discussion on sharpening! At this meeting Terry Lund will be coordinating brief presentations from David Gilbert, Ralph Mosher, and Jim Echter about the sharpening techniques they are currently using, and you will hear a number of different ideas and approaches presented. Members are encouraged to bring their own gouges to the meeting if they have any sharpening questions or if you want to compare your favorite grind with any of the grinds being described. We will also have several lathes set up with some bowl blanks and some spindle blanks for members to do some hands on trial of any of the different grinds.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see how to get your tools to be the best they can be…we hope to see everyone at the meeting!